southern california


The Latinx Presence at Coachella Was Bigger Than Ever

At this year’s festival, we photographed performers like Cardi B and Miguel and their adoring fans.
Andrea Domanick
16 project

Skater Jagger Eaton is Already a Star, But Can He Hang in the Streets?

"I wouldn't say my life is the typical 16-year-old life."
Hanson O'Haver
City of the Seekers

Athletes and Musicians Inspire a 21st Century Expressionist Painter

Gena Milanesi paints dynamic, colorful portraits of celebrities like Pelé and Michael Phelps.
Tanja M. Laden
City of the Seekers

The Man Who Got Shot in the Arm for Art Gets a Documentary

Instigator, daredevil, and provocateur Chris Burden is the subject of a new film by Timothy Marrinan and Richard Dewey.
Tanja M. Laden
City of the Seekers

[Exclusive] Vintage 1960s Ads from LA’s Forgotten Psychedelic Newspaper

J.J. Englender has been assembling an astounding archive of an underground LA newspaper.
Tanja M. Laden
City of the Seekers

Precious Metal Alchemy Transmutes an Art Space in LA

A century-old produce market is now home to Produce Haus, LA’s newest collaborative arts space.
Tanja M. Laden
City of the Seekers

Sincere, Ethereal Oil Paintings Prove "Kitsch" Isn't a Bad Thing at All

We talked to Welsh artist Richard J. Oliver about why a little kitsch can't hurt you.
Tanja M. Laden
City of the Seekers

[NSFW] An Interactive Flipbook Presents the Diversity of Trans Bodies

The Transfigure Project uses a playful format to highlight serious issues.
Tanja M. Laden
City of the Seekers

Meet the LA Artist Making Mandalas with Diamonds and Gold | City of the Seekers

Rafael Anteby transforms the mandala from a glyph into a way of life.
Tanja M. Laden

Quirky, Curious Sculptures Probe the Dark Side of American Culture | City of the Seekers

Miyoshi Barosh’s art cheekily critiques the values of modern society.
Tanja M. Laden

One Woman's Fight to Save a 22-Foot-Tall Fiberglass Chicken

Chicken Boy was Amy Inouye's best friend in Los Angeles—and though it took 23 years, nothing would stop her from saving him from certain doom.
Jonathan Parks-Ramage
VICE Guided Tours

Visiting the Vegan Restaurant Chain Owned by a Cult

The Loving Hut is an international chain of more than 140 restaurants, which has been called the fastest-growing vegan franchise in the world and many consider to be operated by a cult.
Justin Caffier